FITDOG BLOG: OFF THE LEASH

For the trail blazers and tail chasers

Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
April 04, 2019
Diet
Health
Trends

How a raw diet will change your dog

This article is not to be taken in place of veterinary advice.  Raw food diets are becoming increasingly popular, but they are no new concept. Raw diets are similar to the original doggie diet because the hounds of yesteryear hunted...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
March 10, 2019
Health
Safety

A dog owners’ guide to ticks

Ticks are one of those creatures that make you squirm, and for good reason: they suck your blood and transmit disease! Unfortunately, if you have a dog that enjoys the outdoors, you will probably be forced to deal...

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Angela Brittain
Angela Brittain
February 15, 2019
Health
Recipes
Wellness

How to keep your dog’s breath minty fresh

You love your dog, but you don't love their stinky breath. Sound familiar? Many pet owners can agree that brushing their dog's teeth is not a priority or daily practice. And while brushing your dog's teeth might sound...

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Andrea Servadio
Andrea Servadio
January 20, 2019
Behavior
Diet
Health

Easy ways to help your pup shed pounds

Obesity rates in pets continue to rise, and according to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, around 53 percent of dogs are overweight or obese. More surprisingly, 90 percent of owners don't even know that their beloved furry...

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Jaclyn Uloth
Jaclyn Uloth
August 22, 2018
Diet
Food & Treats
Health
Health Watch

Unhealthy dog food disguised as quality food

“Nutritionally balanced”, “holistic health”, “essential nutrients”, “grain-free”. Does any of this sound familiar? When choosing dog food, we gravitate toward clever marketing that makes it seem like we are feeding our dogs healthy food.  Dog food companies dress...

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